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              UK Scholarship Award
              The Semi-Finalists Announced

              UK Scholarship Award 2016 The Semi-Finalists Announced

              After receiving a record number of application from the UK’s most passionate culinary enthusiasts, and with much deliberation from our judging panel, Le Cordon Bleu London has selected the 37 semi-finalists for this year’s UK Scholarship Award competition.

              The regional semi-finals will take place across the country where participants will be judged by a jury composed of Le Cordon Bleu Master Chefs and a guest chef. This year’s Will Holland, Simon Hulstone, Anna Hansen, Mark Greenaway and Frances Atkins have all agreed to be part of our prestigious competition.

              The 37 successful applicants who are to fight for their place for the industry’s most valuable scholarship award are:

              Semi-final 1 – Wales and Midlands

              Semi-final 2 – South West

              Semi-final 3 – Greater London and South

              Semi-Final 4 – Northern Ireland and Scotland

              Semi-final 5 – North

              With a prize worth over £35,000 the award includes a place on the coveted Diplôme de Pâtisserie followed by a three month Diploma in Culinary Management, accommodation in central London courtesy of our partner Urbanest and an internship with Clare Smyth MBE, at Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant, Hospital Road, Chelsea.

              The final stage of the competition and winner announcement will take place on Thursday 2nd June 2016 at Le Cordon Bleu London.

              Good luck to all of our semi-finalists!

              Keep following this year’s UK Scholarship Award to find out who reaches the Grand Final.


              All you need is passion, we’ll teach you the rest!


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